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October 22, 2019

In conversation: Charles Moore and John Humphrys

In her eleven-year premiership, Margaret Thatcher reshaped Britain – winning three elections in the process. From Europe to the economy, her leadership continues to shape our politics – and divide opinion.

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October 23, 2019

Robert Harris in conversation with Sam Leith

Join the bestselling author of Fatherland, Enigma and Pompeii for a live edition of the Spectator Books podcast with Sam Leith.

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October 28, 2019

An evening with Douglas Murray and Lionel Shriver on Identity Politics

Join Douglas Murray and Lionel Shriver for an enlightening evening discussion on identity politics.

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November 4, 2019

Boris, Brexit and beyond: prospects for the UK economy 2020

With Boris at the helm, what’s in store for Britain’s economy in 2020? What will Brexit – or a longer delay – mean for the next budget?

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November 12, 2019

Brexit - the final push

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December 4, 2019

Scotland's uncertain future

With Brexit on the horizon and its main parties divided, Scotland’s political future looks more uncertain than ever.But as polls show a resurgence in support for independence, could an even bigger storm be on its way?

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December 5, 2019

The Spectator Christmas Carol Service 2019

Enjoy the festive spirit with beautiful music from the choir of St Bride’s and readings from Spectator writers in the stunning Sir Christopher Wren designed church of St Bride’s, known worldwide as the Journalists’ Church.

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October 1, 2018

How open is Britain?

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September 26, 2018

Are we heading for a no-deal Brexit?

Join Andrew Neil and a special-guest panel to discuss what sort of Brexit is on the cards. Are we heading for no deal - and what would this mean for the economy and your investments?

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September 24, 2018

Yes She Can: Ruth Davidson in conversation with Andrew Neil

Join Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives, in conversation with Andrew Neil to discuss her eagerly anticipated book Yes She Can, which will explore the life lessons learned by some of the world’s most powerful women.

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August 10, 2018

Ginmaker's Lunch

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 10 August for a very special distillers’ lunch with Kathy Caton, MD of multi-award-winning Brighton Gin and Amanda Saurin, leading Sussex apothecary and botanical distiller.

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July 13, 2018

Winemaker's Lunch with Ramón Bilbao

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 13th July 2018 for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Rodolfo Bastida, the boundary-pushing and highly innovative chief winemaker at Bodegas Ramón Bilbao, producer of famously fine red, white and rosé wines in Rioja and – more recently and very excitingly – in Rueda.

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June 28, 2018

Jeremy Hunt in conversation with Andrew Neil

Join Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, in conversation with Andrew Neil, to find out more about the future of the NHS, the biggest challenges and opportunities it faces in the 21st century, and what it all means for our wallets.

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June 28, 2018

Anglo-Australian Relations in a post-Brexit world

As a new wave of protectionism sweeps the globe, can Britain and Australia lead a free trade fightback? What will Brexit mean for Anglo-Australian relations? And what can Britain learn from Australia about life and trade outside the EU? How should businesses respond to changes in society, here and around the world?

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June 21, 2018

100 years of air power: Britain and its military aircraft

As the RAF celebrates its centenary year, we look back at the technological, economic and social impact of the military aircraft sector on the UK. We also examine its effect on Britain’s place in the world – and ask what might be needed by air forces in the future.

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June 8, 2018

Winemaker's Lunch with Bodegas Pinuaga

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 8th June 2018 for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Bodegas Pinuaga.

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May 18, 2018

Winemaker's Lunch with Springfontein

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 18 May 2018 for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Springfontein.

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May 17, 2018

The Spectator Housing Summit 2018

The inaugural Spectator Housing Summit, chaired by Isabel Hardman, is a unique opportunity for housing professionals to discuss how government and housebuilders can work together to build more houses.

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May 15, 2018

One Night Only: Rod Liddle at the London Palladium

For one night only, The Spectator hosted an evening with Rod Liddle at the London Palladium, in conversation with Fraser Nelson.

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May 4, 2018

Winemaker's Lunch with La Tunella

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 4 May 2018 for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with La Tunella.

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April 18, 2018

What does Russia want?

Join Andrew Neil and a special guest panel for an in-depth discussion about Russia's people, politics, economy and how the West should deal with the newly re-elected Vladimir Putin.

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April 6, 2018

Winemaker's Lunch with Dourthe

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 6 April 2018 for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Dourthe. Dourthe is one of the great names of Bordeaux and the company boasts an enviable number of châteaux.

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March 28, 2018

David Davis in conversation with Andrew Neil

Britain is set to leave the European Union in March, 2019. Twelve months before this momentous event, join Andrew Neil as he interviews David Davis, the Brexit Secretary, on what to expect next year and beyond.

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March 26, 2018

The Spectator Health Summit 2018

The inaugural Spectator Health Summit, chaired by Alastair Stewart, is a unique opportunity for health and care leaders to examine and explore solutions to some of the toughest challenges facing the NHS and social care.

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March 13, 2018

The Chancellor's Spring Statement

On the day of the Spring Statement, join The Spectator’s Andrew Neil, Fraser Nelson and James Forsyth as they share their economic and political analysis for 2018 and beyond.

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March 8, 2018

Winemaker's Lunch with Hamilton Russell

Join us in the Spectator boardroom for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Anthony Hamilton Russell, producer of South Africa’s most ‘Burgundian’ Pinot Noir and Chardonnay (and arguably its finest ones too) in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, Walker Bay.

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February 21, 2018

An Evening with Steven Pinker in conversation with Sam Leith

Join us for an unmissable evening with the eminent Harvard Professor Steven Pinker, in conversation with Sam Leith, The Spectator’s literary editor, on the challenges we face in the 21st century and what we need to do to defend the values and ideas of the Enlightenment.

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January 25, 2018

Winemaker's Lunch with The Finest Bubble

Join us in the Spectator boardroom for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Nick Baker, founder and MD of The Finest Bubble, purveyors of fine champagnes and sparkling wines which is celebrated for its same day ‘emergency service’ bicycle deliveries throughout London.

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January 12, 2018

Winemaker's Lunch with Trinity Hill

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 12 January 2018 for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Warren Gibson, chief winemaker at Trinity Hill, one of New Zealand’s finest wineries, famed for its exceptional Hawkes Bay and Gimblett Gravels wines.

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December 7, 2017

The Spectator Christmas Carol Service 2017

Enjoy the festive spirit with beautiful music from the choir of St Bride’s and readings from Spectator writers in the stunning Sir Christopher Wren designed church of St Bride’s, known worldwide as the Journalists’ Church.

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December 5, 2017

Drink more fizz with Jonathan Ray

Join our drinks editor, Jonathan Ray, on Tuesday 5 December for an effervescent, fizz-filled lunch in the Spectator boardroom to mark the publication of his latest book, Drink More Fizz!

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November 30, 2017

Prosperity Britain: a Programme for Productivity

New technology is constantly emerging - yet the country's productivity stagnates. Why is it that the output of an average British worker lags behind our overseas competitors and what is the Government doing about it?